Ashes in Our Mouth

1 12 oz Mezcal, Sombra
12 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
12 oz Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile Liqueur
12 oz Zucca (or other rabarbaro amaro such as Cappelletti Sfumato)
1 twst Grapefruit peel
Instructions
Stir, strain, garnish with grapefruit peel. Serve up or with large cube/sphere.
Notes
Spicy, smokey & bitter Negronish riff
History
Name taken from JFK's 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis speech. See "Fruits of Victory" for my cocktail also named for this speech.
From other users
  • Appropriately named; quite spicy and smoky. Absolutely delicious — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Enjoyed the ancho - mezcal combo. They're the main players but the amaro (I used sfumato) and vermouth work well as glue. — ☆☆☆☆
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Enjoyed the ancho - mezcal

Enjoyed the ancho - mezcal combo. They're the main players but the amaro (I used sfumato) and vermouth work well as glue.

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